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Blueprint Reading Seminar

Blueprint Reading Seminar


This seminar is designed to introduce participants to the fundamentals of blueprint reading in a hands-on and interactive environment. Through practical exercises, attendees will gain an understanding of how to interpret symbols, dimensions, and other important components of blueprints commonly used in manufacturing and construction.


By the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

• Identify common features on prints such as dimensions, notes, lines types and symbols;

• Understand specifications related to tolerances and angles;

• Read geometric projections (orthographic views);

• Decipher various assembly drawings including detail views, exploded parts diagrams and cutting plans;

• Interpret conventional welding symbols; and

• Follow safety regulations that are applicable to blueprint reading.

Part 1: History and Overview

Part 2: The Cover and Architectural Sheets

Part 3: The Plan View

Part 4: Elevations, Section and Details
  • Blueprint Reading - A Short History
  • Blueprint Reading - The Cover and Architectural Sheets
  • Blueprint Reading - The Plan View
  • Blueprint Reading - Elevations, Section and Details
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever